Skip to main content

About your Search

20120301
20120331
STATION
KRCB (PBS) 41
LANGUAGE
English 41
Search Results 0 to 40 of about 41 (some duplicates have been removed)
PBS
Mar 25, 2012 12:30pm PDT
, illinois. >> this week on "inside washington," romney wins in illinois and receives a much saw after endorsement from juppe bush. -- jeb bush. >> the astonishment, t money, versus the people. >> they want medicare to wither on the vine and died. >> if we operate our political fear, nothing is ever going to get done. >> the supreme court hears arguments on the obama health care law. >> it is the number one reason a barack obama should not be returned to office. >> the n comes down hard on bounty hunters. >> i don't know any other fraternity were somebody tries to knock out one of his brothers. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> is mitt romney finally closing the deal? he won a brick or we go on saturday and illinois -- won puerto rico on saturday and illinois. jeb bush clearly not in love with the guy, but he finally endorsed him. conservative thathe nato m demint said it is pretty clear who the nominee will be. what should of been a terrific week for mitt romney took zero weird turn. when asked how romney would proceed if he won the nomination, commu
PBS
Mar 14, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, the focus was on rick santorum and mitt romney, after santorum bested the frontrunner in alabama and mississippi. rick santorum celebrated his victories last night in lafayette, louisiana and said they make him the one true nsertiveltertive to mitt romney. >> the time is now for conservatives to pull together. the time is now to make sure... to make sure that we have the best chance to win this election, and the best chance to win this election is to nominate a conservative to go up against barack obama, who can take him >> suarez: from there, it was off to puerto rico, ahead of the primary there on sunday, with 23 delegates at stake. in san juan, santorum argued again thatt's now between romney and himself. romney had sounded confident yesterday, on cnn, before learning that he finished third in both alabama and mississippi. >> senator santorum is at the desperate end of his campaign and is trying in some way to boost his prospects. >> some who are conservative may not be this my cam many but they will be when i face the nominee and face barack obama. and the campaign issued a
PBS
Mar 6, 2012 6:00pm PST
thought romney would be declared the winner out of virginia immediately. it was only him on ron paul on the ballot. this is sort of a nice little momentum shift for gingrich to be able to be declared the winner. we don't have any results in this yet. that basically looks like he's running pretty strong there. >> ifill: newt gingrich said in a refreshing refreshgly obvious comment this week if he couldn't win in his home state he's no longer a credible candidate. is he a credible candidate? >> i don't think we know yet whether he is. it will depend down the line tonight on a number of other contests. at the bare minimum he had to win georgia to be taken seriously to get to the other states whether it's oklahoma, ohio, tennessee and mississippi, and alabama. i would say this would be a huge embarrassment. this was absolutely necessary but it's a sufficient reason that the former speaker is a top tier candidate. >> he actlly campaigned in georgia too. it wasn't like romney didn't spend any time in massachusetts but he's likely to win his home state later tonight. gingrich actually went
PBS
Feb 29, 2012 11:00pm PST
obama increased his favorability by 20 points. mitt romney has to figure out a way to win a campaign positively. >> rose: we conclude this evening with william shatner of ""star trek"" and movie and television fame and now on broadway in a one-man show. >> i go to the door, and it's a little boy. yes. he says are you "captain kirk?" i said, "yeah." ( laughter ) he says, "is this your spaceship?" ( laughter ) and i recognized the thing standing on the-- on-- and this thing on the moon. "yeah." "can i come in and see your speship, captain kirk?" "come onn." ( laughter ) take him to the stove. ( laughter ) ( applause ) this is where i guide the spaceship. "oh, ." >> can i make a point at at my age my life might have some meaning and since we ask ourselves in varies ways who am i and what am i doing-- and that a rhetorical question because there is no answer-- if i present to you some of these fact can you give me an answer? so became this magnificent-- i hope-- obsession of doing this one-man show in such a manner that it would be effective and well received and bring in an audience. >>
PBS
Mar 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
on the campaign trail today after mitt romney won six contests on super tuesday, but failed to put away his closest rival rick santorum. good evening, i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we assess the state of play in the g.o.p. race with pollster andrew kohut, susan page of usa today, and trey grayson of harvard university's institute of politics. >> ifill: then, jeffrey brown looks at the diplomatic options available for dealing with the potential of a nuclear iran. >> woodruff: from the democratic republic of congo, fred de sam lazaro reports on one organization's efforts to help heal communities after two decades of continuous warfare. >> i don't like to fight >> ifill: ray suarez talks to sam lahood, back in the u.s. after he and several other americans were detained in egypt. that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic p
PBS
Mar 1, 2012 5:30pm PST
-up to super tuesday. >> reporter: mitt romney started his campaign day in energy-rich north dakota hammering president obama over the surging price of gasoline. >> he should be hanging his head and taking a little bit of the blame for what's going on today. >> reporter: gas prices have pushed their way onto the campaign agenda, rising 45 cents a gallon since the first of the year. but in a blog post today, the white house again highlighted figures showing u.s. reliance on oil imports falling in each of the three years of the obama presidency. back in fargo, romney argued it would be down even more, if not for the president's policies, including his veto of a plan to speed up the keystone oil pipeline project. >> when someone says do you want to bring in a pipeline that's going to create tens of thousands of jobs to bring oil in from canada how in the world can you say no? but he did. this is a president that does not understand energy. he is the problem not the solution. >> reporter: the president counterpunched in nashua, new hampshire, rejecting republican plans he says focus mainly on mor
PBS
Mar 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
the g.o.p. candidates are, and what they're saying. >> reporter: for mitt romney today was about staying focused on one of tomorrow's biggest prizes: ohio. and on president obama and the economy. >> this is a failed presidency. he's a nice guy. but he's over his head. >> reporter: romney did not mention his republican opponents by name but in canton, ohio, he said his backgrou stands out. >> understand why jobs come and why they go. other people in this race have debated about the economy. they've read about the economy. they've talked about it in sub committee meetings, but i've actually been in it. >> reporter: late polling has romney coming back in ohio to take a 34-31% lead over former pennsylvania senator rick santorum. the survey put former house speaker newt gingrich and texas congressman ron paul far behind. but at a town hall near dayton santorum urged ohio voters not to be swayedby those numbs. >> don't listeno the polls. don't listen to all the media hype and all the things about what this race is about. just focus in on whether we want a man who can stand up and paint a very
PBS
Mar 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
with mitt romney, rick santorum annuity gingrich all campaigning in alabama or mississippi. on fox and friends this morning, romney said regardless of what happens there tuesday, he is ultimately going to beat santorum, his nearest rival. >> we're closing the deal state by state delegate by delegate. i guess two, two-and-a-half times as many delegates as he is, about the same number of state advantages that he has, many more republican voters than he has. we're pretty pleased with the progress we're making. >> woodruff: late polling suggested santorum and gingrich might split the more conservative vote tomorrow and create an opening for romney. with that in mind, the former massachusetts governor campaigned in rainy mobile, alabama, today winning the endorsement of comedian jeff foxworthy. meanwhile on nbc's today show, rick santorum was doing his own calculation. and insisting that romney won't win if the contest goes to the republican convention. >> they are not going to nominate a moderate massachusetts governor who has been outspending his opponent 10 to 1 and can't win the ele
PBS
Mar 23, 2012 5:30pm PDT
fired practice shots at a sheriff's shooting range. he leads mitt romney by double digits in recent polls. romney attacked president obama's health care overhaul. newt gingrich and ron paul also campaigned, hoping to keep their chances alive. the chief executive of m.f. global, former senator jon corzine, gave the order to transfer $200 million of clients' money just days before the firm collapsed. that's according to a congressional memo released today by investigators trying to track $1.6 billion of missing customer funds. it included an email sent by a firm executive stating the money transfer was "per j.c.'s instructions" to cover an overdraft. last december, corzine testified before lawmakers that he did not know where any of the money went. on wall street, stocks eked out small gains today. the dow jones industrial average gained more than 34 points to close above 13,080 points. the nasdaq rose more than four points to close at 3,068. for the week, the dow lost more than 1%; the nasdaq rose four tenths of a percent. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy.
PBS
Mar 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
was at the supreme court on monday, arguing his case that mitt romney is ill- suited to challenge the president on the subject. >> there's one candidate who is uniquely disqualified to make the case. it's the reason i'm here and he's not; the reason that i talk about obamacare and its impact on the economy and fundamental freedoms and mitt romney doesn't. it's because he can't, because he supported government run healthcare as governor of massachusetts. >> woodruff: the massachusetts plan that romney signed into law, has long been considered a political liability among many conservatives. but the former governor has forcefully defended the program, including in michigan last may, before he officially announced his candidacy. >> i recognize that a lot pundits around the nation are saying that i should just stand up and say this whole thing was a mistake, that this was a bone-headed idea, and i should just admit it: it was a mistake, and walk away. i presume that a lot of folks think that if i did that it would be good for me politically. there's only one problem with that: it wouldn't be honest.
PBS
Feb 29, 2012 5:30pm PST
their attention to next week's big super tuesday contests. mitt romney beat rick santorum by just three points in michigan last night. but that didn't stop him from his victory lap. >> we didn't win by a lot, but we won by enough, and that's all that counts. ( cheers ) >> ifill: even that narrow win over a stiff santorum challenge proved enough to head off what would have been an embarrassing loss for romney in his home state. a clearcut win in arizona awarded romney 29 delegates, and michigan officials said the close finish there would give each candidate 15 delegates each. with ten states voting on super tueay next week, romney moved on to the next big potenal prize today-- ohio. >> the reason i won yesterday in michigan and in arizona was because i'm talking about the issue people care most about-- and i understand that issue personally. and that's the economy and job creation, balancing budgets. the skill of creating more jobs, with less debt and smaller government is something i understand. when the media asked people coming out of polls yesterday why they voted for me, what their interes
PBS
Mar 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
. republican presidential front- runner mitt romney took note of that fact today, as he had last night in pascagoula, mississippi. >> when he became president, he asked us to let him borrow $787 billion. he said if he got the money, he would keep unemployment below 8%. it has not been below 8% since. this guy had a lot of things to say, but hasn't delivered a lot. >> suarez: former house speaker newt gingrich issued a statement about the job numbers. in it, he said: "any new job is a welcome paycheck for the american worker. but as past recoveries show, the current rate of growth will leave the american economy sputtering for years to come." still, people hunting work have to hope that other recent signs bode well, with consumer confidence at its highest in a year, and new claims for jobless benefi neaa four-year low. for more on all this, we turn to lisa lynch, dean of the heller school for social policy and management at brandeis university. she's a former chief economist at the labor department; and diane swonk, senior managing director and chief economist for mesirow financial, a f
PBS
Mar 2, 2012 5:30pm PST
focused on the ten states that vote on super tuesday. but mitt romney took time to swing through bellevue, washington, hoping to secure a win in tomorrow's caucuses there. >> there are going to be a bunch of states that are going to make their mind up in the next couple of days, but you guys are first, and your voice is going to be heard. ( applause ) it will just make a big difference, so please make sure and go to the caucus site, and get your friends to do the same thing. >> holman: ron paul also was in washington, speaking in spokane. >> you know, things have been going very well. we keep coming back to washington because we expect to do real well here. ( cheers and applause ) >> holman: from the pacific northwest, romney headed to ohio, a critical super tuesday prize, where rick santorum held a small lead in a new poll. santorum appealed for support today in chillicothe. >> you have a chance to make a statement that we want someone who is a conservative in their heart, in their soul, in their mind; someone who's not afraid to stand up and talk about all of the issues. >> holman: in
PBS
Mar 29, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the republican race. rick santorum was at the supreme court on monday, arguing his case that mitt romney is ill- suited to challenge the president on the subject. >> there's one candidate who is uniquely disqualified to make the case. it's the reason i'm here and before he officially announced his candidacy. >> i recognize that a lot pundits around the nation are saying that i should just stand up and say this whole thing was a mistake, that this was a bone-headed idea, and i should just admit it: it was a mistake, and walk away. i presume that a lot of folks think that if i did that it would be good for me politically. there's only one problem with that: it wouldn't be honest. >> woodruff: even so, romney has been unsparing in his criticism of the obama administration's approach. >> obamacare in my opinion is obamacare substitutes government intrusiveness for the dynamics of individual responsibility, for individuals being able to pursue different options and for the dynamics of a free market. >> woodruff: the administration counters that the massachusetts plan served as the blueprint for its
PBS
Mar 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
that americans are going to support at this point. >> the campaign, david, where does it stand mitt romney we thought he had a shot in mississippi and alabama rick san torricksantorum one. newt begi gingrich is still in e race where are are we. from one qa quagmire to another. we are nearly halfway done the campaign. it will go on. i don't think that romney is not going to get the nomination. i think he will get the nomination. if you look at the delegate mass. he is way ahead. and he is likely to stay ahead. will he get enough delegates to clear the nomination. i think he will be close. i say that because what has happened in campaign after campaign or state after state is purely the battle of demographics. up-scale voters and middle scale voters going for romney. and down scale and rural voters go for sanatorium. henry olsen points out every place where there is a major league baseball park romney carries that place. every place ther there is a a mr league team sa santorum carries that place. if you look at the other states california and illinois there are more romney people. you would exp
PBS
Mar 6, 2012 4:30pm PST
of every five republican presidential delegates at stake, mitt romney has a strong chance to break away from his challengers and wrap up the republican nomination. darren gersh explains what that cod mean for the rest of the campaign. >> reporter: the votes are still being cast, but the presidential campaign felt more like a face- off today. mitt romney appeared by satellite to speak to a pro- israel lobbying group. touching on the issue that has unnerved the oil markets, romney called president obama's outreach to iran "naive." >> hope is not a foreign policy. the only thing respected by thugs and tyrants is our resolve. >> reporter: the president, appearing before a news conference, hit back against romney and other republicans for what he called their "casual attitude" to war. and he contrasted that with the decisions he's made to send men and women into battle. >> and the impacts that has on their lives, the impact it has on our national security, the impact it has on our economy. this is not a game. there is nothing casual about it. >> reporter: get used to this kind of back and fo
PBS
Mar 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
. and some republicans looked to shift the debate back to friendlier ground. mitt romney's wife, ann, had this to say on super tuesday night. >> do you know what women care about? women care about jobs. >> woodruff: whatever drives women to the polls in november, democrats hoped the events of recent weeks wilultimately work to their benefit. for a closer look we are joined by "washington post" columnist ruth marcus and republican strategist cheri jacobus, the founder of capitol strategies and columnist for "the hill" newspaper. we thank you both for being here. >> thank you. >> warner:. >> woodruff:, so ruth, how important is the the women's vote in a presidential election? >> the women's vote is very important for the simple fact that women tend to be a majority of the electorate. and so women are stronger voters and they are also stronger democratic voters than men so the president needs to have women by his side, strong women by his side if he's going to be elected. >> cheri, typically what issues are more important to women voters than they are to men or can you say that there's a pat
PBS
Mar 11, 2012 10:00am PDT
to gravitate toward mitt romney, who is mormon. and the catholic rick santorum continued to do better with evangelical voters. we'll have more analysis in a few moments. >>> a range of jewish groups rallied at the white house this week, as israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu arrived in washington. talk of iran's nuclear program dominated his meeting with president obama. earlier, in a speech to the pro-israel lobby group aipac, obama said the jewish state does have a right to defend itself. but he also cautioned against "loose talk of war." most jewish groups praised the president's support for israel, but some also argued against any preemptive military strike in iran. during his visit, netanyahu gave obama a copy of the book of esther. this past week, jews celebrated purim, which retells the biblical story of queen esther stopping a plot in ancient persia to annihilate the jews. since persia is the modern day iran, many saw a very relevant parallel to current events. >>> attorney general eric holder this week broke the administration's silence about its stifations for dro stri
PBS
Mar 19, 2012 5:30pm PDT
romney kept his focus on president obama. he conceded the economy is improving, but he argued the president's policies have prevented a much stronger comeback. >> the economy always comes back after recession, of course. there's never been one that we didn't recover from. the problem is this one has been deeper than it needed to be and a slower recovery than it should have been by virtue of the policies of this president. almost everything he's done has made it harder for this economy to recover. >> sreenivasan: the romney campaign also aired a television ad in illinois accusing santorum of being an "economic lightweight." but in rockford, santorum shot back that romney's own economic credentials leave a lot to be desired. heard governor romney here call me an economic lightweight. because i wasn't a wall street financier like he was. do you really believe this country wants to elect a wall street financier as the president of the united states? do you think that's the kind of experience we need? >> sreenivasan: polls had romney leading in illinois, where 54 delegates will be
PBS
Mar 4, 2012 10:00am PST
front-runners. in this past week's michigan primary, mitt romney, who is mormon, got 45% of the roman-catholic vote, while rick santorum, who is catholic, got 30%. but santorum continues to do much better among evangelicals. in michigan, 51% of white evangelicals voted for him, compared to only 35% who voted for romney. >>> faith-based relief organizations are among those delivering food, water and emergency aid to victims of the severe weather that hit the midwest and south. several people died and hundreds were injured in a series of tornados that swept through at least five states. volunteer crews are helping with clean-up, and local churches are providing shelter for those whose homes were destroyed. >>> in afghanistan, protests continued for the second week after copies of the quran were burned at a u.s. military base. two more american service members were killed on thursday. the u.s. has apologized, saying the quran burning was unintentional. at least 30 people have died in the anti-u.s. violence, including four other americans killed last week. >>> a new report from amnesty in
PBS
Mar 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
are also very active. let's look at the pictures. one we found we absolutely love is this anti-romney facebook group. oneillion irish seters ainst mitt roey. a here you have the dog on top of the ints dent that happened 30 years ago. >> it's been a great organizing tool. but there's also groups like mitt romney is a big government rhino. >> pelley: republican in name only. not an african large mammal. >> without the "h." >> and here's the negative newt web site on facebook, the page on facebook. no to newt gingrich and if you look at the little girl in the front she has a big yawn on her face they have a thousand followers. >> and there are less polite ones like "newt gingrich will you please shut up." so it's a way for people who are animated enough by politics that they don't like somebody who's running to share that and then when you turn to president obama there's one group that has the title i hate it when i wake up in the morning and barack obama is president but there's a group called nobama countdown. 226,000 people liked it and you can buy t-shirts and caps. >> it's commerce.
PBS
Mar 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
as the main rival to mitt romney. by most accounts, newt gingrich needed a strong showing in at least one of the states. and romney was making a late run to try to score an unexpected southern victory. republicans in hawaii and american samoa were also voting today. wall street roared ahead today on improving economic news, and a rally in bank stocks. the dow jones industrial average gained nearly 218 points to close at 13,177. the nasdaq rose 56 points to close near 3040. it was the first time the nasdaq has finished above 3,000 in more than eleven years. the fight over china's curbs on exporting rare earth metals heated up today. the metals are critical to everything from advanced batteries to hybrid cars, and china has been cutting its exports. the u.s., japan, and the european union filed a complaint today with the world trade organization. at the white house, president obama warned against trying to "skirt the rules" of international trade. >> being able to manufacture advanced batteries and hybrid cars in america is too important for us to stand by and do notng. we've got to take co
PBS
Mar 21, 2012 5:30pm PDT
campaign, republican mitt romney picked up new support after winning the illinois primary on tuesday. he won the endorsement of former florida governor jeb bush, who urged republicans to unite. in arbutus, maryland, romney said he got the word just before starting his campaign day. >> my cell phone rang and i looked at it and it just said jeb on it. i picked up the phone and it was jeb bush. and i didn't even have to ask, he said, mitt, i want to let you know that i'm endorsing you today and that was good news. >> sreenivasan: at the same time, a senior aide of his generated new criticism that romney will shed his conservative positions once he has the nomination wrapped up. eric fehrnstrom told cnn: that drew fire from rick santorum, in mandeville, louisiana which holds its primary on saturday. >> they think they have this you have an opportunity here in louisiana to make a very clear statement. you're not looking for someone who is the etch-a-sketch candidate, you're looking for someone who writes what they believe in stone and stays true to what they say. >> sreenivasan: late today ro
PBS
Mar 20, 2012 4:30pm PDT
romney tonight versus santorum, wouldn't it? >> it certainly would. i predict that romney will take about 2/3 to 3 / 4 of the 54 delegate at stake. santorum is only listed for 44 delegate total. so he can't, he's at a disadvantage going into the election. >> tom: of course we're talking about these federal politicians trying to tackle state issues. the man in the white house comes from the state of illinois. has president obama been able to help or hurt those state finances that you say are playing a role tonight in the g.o.p. contest? >> i think the president has be responsive where he can be, but the federal government can't really do much to resolve the state's problems. the state and many local governments are suffering because of the economy, which began to worsen before the president came into office. and we still struggle. so illinois has to dig its way out of its own hole, which was created by years of spending more than we were taking in, plus failure to pay our pension obligations. >> tom: that brings up an interesting point. what's holding back the illinois economy? is it state
PBS
Mar 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
party, the republican party. i don't buy that at all. i have always been of the view that mitt romney is a strongest candidate we can nominate, i lieve that becau you w general elections by appealing to independent voters in the swing states and i think he is best-equipped to do that. i say that -- i don't believe in the conventional wisdom that the primary is going to kill -- the fighting is going to kill us because i think it strengthens or candidates. >> rose: what else to do you think about this general election that is coming up? >> well, i think we have an excellent chance to -- the economy is not coming back -- the economy always determines in the absence of actual war and peace, there is no other real -- people vote their pocketbooks. you see, itsheeconomy, the economy, and the economy that's it in that order. >> rose: is healthcare a huge negative for the president? >> i don't know the answer to that. it is a huge negative among many voters whoç hate to see the continued expansion. >> rose: of government. >> of the federal government. >> rose: even though they love their me
PBS
Mar 28, 2012 5:30pm PDT
message out. >> sreenivasan: meanwhile, officials with mitt romney's campaign said today they expect an endorsement from former president george herbert walker bush. the two men will meet in houston tomorrow. rising supplies of crude oil in the u.s. pushed prices down for a change today, and depressed energy stocks. that, in turn, sent wall street into a broader retreat. the dow jones industrial average lost 71 points to close at 13,126. the nasdaq fell 15 points to close below 3,105. a jetblue airways captain has now been charged with interfering with a flight crew. it happened tuesday on a flight from new york to las vegas. court documents say clatyton osbon ran through the plane, yelling about terrorists, before passengers wrestled him down. he was taken away in restraints after the plane made an emergency landing in amarillo, texas. osbon remained in a local hospital today, under medical evaluation. in syria, government forces captured the northern town of saraqeb overnight, after four days of fighting there killed more than 40 people. it was the latest in a series of rebel stron
PBS
Mar 20, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, with 54 delegates at stake. mitt romney poured television ad money into the state looking to add to his delegate lead. he already had more than twice as many delegates as rick santorum, his closest challenger. wall street gave up some ground today, after two reports pointed to a possible slowdown in china. the dow jones industrial average lost nearly 69 points to close at 13,170. the nasdaq fell four points to close at 3074. the hunt for amelia rhart ll begin anew this july. american scientists and historians announced today they will explore waters around a remote pacific island. in washington, team leader ric gillespie pointed to recent analysis of a photograph taken shortly after earhart disappeared in 1937. it showed what could be wreckage of her plane's landing gear. >> that was a very important piece of information because it gave us a point last seen. this is where the airplane went into the drink, washed over the edge by rising tides and surf. it gives us a point to start our search. >> sreenivasan: earhart and her navigator, fred noonan, were trying to fly around the world when
PBS
Mar 26, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, republican frontrunner mitt romney picked up new endorsements from conservative leaders. they included utah senator mike lee and california congressman kevin mccarthy. they urged the party to unite behind romney. but rick santorum insisted he had no plans to step aside after winning saturday's primary in louisiana. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to judy. >> woodruff: and we turn to the international summit to reduce nuclear weapons and stop the spread of nuclear material. the venue as much as the agenda has set the tone as 50 world leaders gathered in seoul, south korea,just days before the summit began, north korea, which may have at least a half dozen nuclear weapons, announced a missile test. it insisted it was to launch a satellite. in response, president obama reinforceed a u.s. commitment to south korea. visiting the heavily fortified demilitarized zone with nearly 30,000 american troops stationed nearby. >> the contrast between south korea and north korea could not be clearer. could not be starker. >> woodruff: he chastised the government of kim jong un the new
PBS
Mar 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
today with the uninsured governor romney in massachusetts i think defended this very well as a conservative approach of saying that, look, we're going to tell insurance companies that they have to stop turning people down because of their present or pre-existing health conditions or charging people a higher premium because of their health condition, but if we do that everybody will wait until they're already hit by a car in order to g healt insurance governor romney said we have to have an incentive for people to go ahead and sign up. that's what this is. you can... i think if the court uphold this is-- and i believe they will-- they're not going to write an opinion that says congress can simply force anybody into any commercial transaction congress wishes. they're going to write a limited opinion that says that because everybody is going to be consuming health care no one can avoid it, everybody's going to have to finance it, congress can obviously regular the financing of this and that does not open the road to requiring people to buy broccoli or nera motors cars. >> se:
PBS
Mar 26, 2012 9:00pm PDT
and these days is special advisor on national security and foreign policy to mitt romney. >> let me make this very clear, as president of the united states, i will devote myself to an american century and i will never, ever apologize for america. >> oh, yes, back in the late nineties, six years after the first gulf war and four years before 9/11, robert kagan and fellow neo-conservative bill kristol founded the project for the new american century and signed a letter to then-president bill clinton urging him to get rid of saddam hussein once and for all by any means necessary. in 2002, kagan and kristol wrote, "a devastating knockout blow against saddam hussein, followed by an american-sponsored effort to rebuild iraq and put it on a path toward democratic governance, would have a seismic impact on the arab world -- for the better." hindsight is 20/20, as the saying goes, and nine years later we look back and see with perfect clarity how well jimmy stewart's america delivered in iraq. talk about wishful thinking. so next time president obama's looking for a book to read, better he picup
PBS
Mar 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
it is reelection of barack obama or whether the nominee is mitt romney and he is elected, call for some kind of coming together immediately as the first order of business for the president and the congress? >> people wou be tilled if the call went out, even if nothing came to fruition, just the call, somebody saying that would be a beginning of some healing that we are all going to get in the room and somebody is going to say, one of the republican leaders wrote up the word compromise and he said or she said, i don't know that word. well if you don't know the word compromise, get out of the congress, because you can compromise an issue without compromising yourself and it makes no sense, but if that, whoever the president is, would say that we are going to gather -- >> rose: the first order of business, the highest priority for this presidency is to do something about the debt? >> it probably can't happen -- >> rose: by the white house? >> and like overnight. the realistic big problem is there is such a lack of trust in washington, it took our commission where we got a majority of republican
PBS
Mar 30, 2012 5:30pm PDT
governor mitt romney signed into law a bill similar to the one passed on the federal level. but he told an audience in wisconsin today that if the court does not strike down the affordable care act, he hopes to repeal it. >> if "obamacare" is allowed to stand, government will directly control almost half of the u.s. economy. government must have... it's got to be smaller. it has to have strict limits placed on its power. "obamacare" violates both of those principles, and if i'm president, i will repeal it. ( applause ) >> woodruff: and today the republican national committee was criticized for releasing a web video that manipulated audio of u.s. solicitor general donald verrilli. the video was edited so it would exaggerate stumbles he made while arguing tuesday for the government in favor of the healthcare law. >> because the, uh-- the, uh... excuse me. > woruffjoing us now is marcia coyle with the "national law journal." she covers the supreme court for the newshour and she was there for the arguments this week. and welcome back. >> thanks, judy. >> woodruff: so of all the cases that c
Search Results 0 to 40 of about 41 (some duplicates have been removed)